IIS7 PHP Manager 1.0 stable version

If you read my earlier article here, you should know IIS got PHP Manager and it is now come with Stable version 1.0.

We should thank to  RuslanY, who designed the IIS PHP Manager.

PHP Manager 1.0 can be used to:

  • Register PHP with IIS;
  • Validate and properly configure existing PHP installations;
  • Run multiple PHP versions side by side on the same server and even within the same web site;
  • Check PHP runtime configuration and environment (output of phpinfo() function);
  • Configure various PHP settings;
  • Enable or disable PHP extensions;
  • Remotely manage PHP configuration in php.ini file.


With stable version of IIS PHP Manager, you are actually able to view the recommendations and fix it within a second.

Below is the bug fixed and change since BETA version.

  • Support for running different PHP versions within the same web site;
  • Functionality to set IIS default document to index.php;
  • Links to quickly open php.ini file and PHP error log file;
  • Detection of PHP registered via CGI or ISAPI;
  • Detection of PHP that is registered by using command line arguments in IIS handler mapping.

How to install Firefox 4.0 BETA by Ubuntu

I still could recall Mick Genie ever guide you how to install Firefox 3.6.6 with Ubuntu earlier with post here.

Today, I am going to guide you on how to install the Firefox 4.0 Beta version.

1. Open terminal.
2. Run the command as below.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-mozilla-daily/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install firefox-4.0

3. No step 3.

How to uninstall Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) Beta

If you read the Windows News recently, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP 1 have been release with BETA version.

Since it is a BETA version and you might get tons of bugs and unwanted material, you may just uninstall it from your machine.

Basically there are two ways to remove the SP1 BETA from Windows 7.
1. Remove through Control Panel.
2. Remove through command line.

Remove through control panel
1. Firstly, go to your control panel and search for Programs and Features.
2. Click on “View installed upgrade”.
3. Uninstall the term “Service Pack for Microsoft Windows (KB976932)”.

Remove through command line
1. Open cmd(command prompt) with Administrator right.
2. Run “wusa.exe /uninstall /kb:976932”

Microsoft Office 2010 Beta Available

Microsoft New Launch Product -> Microsoft Office 2010.

To be more precise, M$ has made available for the Beta version of Office for public and they most important of this Betas are,

  • Expiration: Office 2010 beta will expire on October 31st, 2010. It will become non-functional at this point
  • Multiple Versions: Previous Office versions can be upgraded to Office 2010. It is also possible to select customize during installation to install Office 2010 in a separate location.
  • Hardware Requirements: Microsoft Office 2010 has the same hardware requirements as Office 2007 (Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista or Windows 7, 500 Mhz or higher, 256 Megabytes of computer memory or higher, hard disk 1.5 Gigabyte
  • Languages: English, Chinese Simplified, German, French, Japanese, Russian, Spanish

Microsoft is offering two Office 2010 editions for download: Microsoft Office Professional 2010 and Microsoft Office Home and Business 2010. The main difference between those two versions is the number of applications that are made available to the user:

  • Office Home and Business 2010 beta – Includes: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, and Office Web Apps
  • Office Professional 2010 beta – Includes: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Access, Publisher and Office Web Apps

Original URL:
http://us1.office2010beta.microsoft.com/default.aspx?culture=en-US

WordPress 2.9 Bugs

WordPress 2.9 was just release for less than a week, but there were lots of bug being found.

The major bug were the PHP cURL extension problem found from WordPress 2.9 and WordPress have released WordPress 2.9.1 Beta 1 version.

To install the 2.9.1 Beta version, you may apply WordPress Beta Tester or manually install it with download the Beta 1 package.

According to WordPress, fourteen tickets have been fixed.

Referral URL: http://wordpress.org/development/2009/12/wordpress-2-9-1-beta-1/